Grants Tomb - United States
Grants Tomb is located in Manhattan,New York.
Grants Tomb monument was established on 1897.
Primary threats to Grants Tomb :
Grant's Tomb is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant, an American Civil War General and the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826–1902).
Historical facts of Grants Tomb :
The mausoleum of Ulysses S. Grant, in this building exemplifies the presence of the social institutions and high culture in to the Morningside Heights. It also reflects the pantheistic experimentation of the period immediately following the Civil War. Financed by public contributions, the marble building is their rendered in an eclectic classical style reminiscent of the Pantheon. Inside, it houses the black granite sarcophagi of Mr. and Mrs. Grant. Undulating mosaic benches by Pedro Silva and the City Arts Workshop  surrounding the tomb were are a community project intended to beautify the site.